Life

Open source solutions impact our daily lives in an interesting variety of ways. Read our collection of articles on how open source technologies are making lives better.

7 ways to make new contributors feel welcome

7 ways to make new contributors feel welcome
Sumana Harihareswara and Maria Naggaga gave back-to-back talks at OSCON 2016 on how we can build our communities and get more contributorsRead more

Linksys says 'no' to the FCC, Mozilla expands open source funding, and more news

Linksys says 'no' to the FCC, Mozilla expands open source funding, and more news
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Linksys saying "no" to the FCC's router rules, Mozilla expands its funding...Read more

Space Nerds in Space, Ryzom on Steam, and more open gaming news

Space Nerds in Space, Ryzom on Steam, and more open gaming news
This week we're going to take a look at what's going on with Space Nerds in Space, Ryzom on Steam, and the newest OpenRA.Read more

Open source at your company? 6 questions your manager will ask

Open source at your company? 6 questions your manager will ask
Christian Grail gave a talk at OSCON 2016 titled: "How to convince your manager to go open source."Read more

Top 5: How to avoid burnout, GUI frameworks, and more

Top 5: How to avoid burnout, GUI frameworks, and more
In this week's Top 5, we highlight the project management tool Redmine, advice from a tech recruiter, a new open standard called "federated sharing...Read more

Build your own artificial pancreas system to regulate insulin delivery

Build your own artificial pancreas system to regulate insulin delivery
The OpenAPS project is a simplified Artificial Pancreas System (APS) designed to automatically adjust an insulin pump's basal insulin delivery to...Read more

The new open source: Money, corporations, and identity

The new open source: Money, corporations, and identity
Danese Cooper, head of open source for PayPal , spoke to during the Day 2 OSCON morning keynotes about the sustainability of open source.Read more

The most important skill you need as a leader

The most important skill you need as a leader
Eric McNulty opened up the first day of Cultivate this year, the annual pre-conference event before OSCON .Read more